UniCORN
Partnership
framework

Cut costs and create opportunities when you become part of the UniCORN Partnership, designed to help public sector organisations in the South East work together to purchase IT products and services.

UniCORN
Partnership
framework

Cut costs and create opportunities when you become part of the UniCORN Partnership, designed to help public sector organisations in the South East work together to purchase IT products and services.
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Improve your purchasing power
with a UniCORN partnership

 

Improve your purchasing power
with a UniCORN partnership

 

  • Cut procurement costs

    Share IT products and services with other public sector organisations in the South East of England and cut out expensive tender processes.
  • More choice of suppliers

    By working together with other organisations, you’ll have access to over 350 suppliers so you all have access to the services you need, from mobile devices to switchboard systems.
  • Faster procurement

    With access to services already tendered by other partners, you can get up and running with your new products months ahead of schedule.
  • Cut procurement costs

    Share IT products and services with other public sector organisations in the South East of England and cut out expensive tender processes.
  • More choice of suppliers

    By working together with other organisations, you’ll have access to over 350 suppliers so you all have access to the services you need, from mobile devices to switchboard systems.
  • Faster procurement

    With access to services already tendered by other partners, you can get up and running with your new products months ahead of schedule.

Find a different way to run public sector communications and IT

Benefit from cost savings on a range of services that cover everything from cloud management to contact centres. For more information on the services and product categories, read our complete UniCORN guide.

Find a different way to run public sector communications and IT

Benefit from cost savings on a range of services that cover everything from cloud management to contact centres. For more information on the services and product categories, read our complete UniCORN guide.

Find a different way to run public sector communications and IT

Benefit from cost savings on a range of services that cover everything from cloud management to contact centres. For more information on the services and product categories, read our complete UniCORN guide.

Find a different way to run public sector communications and IT

Benefit from cost savings on a range of services that cover everything from cloud management to contact centres. For more information on the services and product categories, read our complete UniCORN guide.

UniCORN services in more detail

The Service Catalogue

To make working with the UniCORN Partnership as easy as possible we’ve summarised the various categories of products and services available to Partners below:

  • LAN

  • WAN

  • SIP Trunks

  • Broadband

  • Voice Services

  • Cloud Services

  • Fibre Optics

  • Switchboard & PBX

  • Managed IP Services

  • Contact Centre Services

  • Internet & Intranet Services

  • Installation, Repair & Maintenance

  • Mobile Devices

  • Wireless & WiFi

  • Mobile Solutions & Smart Phones

  • Data Services

  • Cameras, Radios

  • Satellite Services

  • Mobility Services

  • CCTV & Access Systems

  • Telemetry & Telematics

  • Remote Working & Access

  • Photographic & Film Products

  • TV, Radio & Broadcast Services

  • Email & Unified Communications

  • Audio Visual Hardware & Services

If you’d like to see the full OJEU catalogue detailed under the relevant CPV codes you’ll see these listed below. It’s usually pretty clear whether a particular product or service is included, however if you’re not sure contact the UniCORN client team on unicorn.partnershipclient@surreycc.gov.uk and we’ll help you to work it out.

Detailed CPV codes

The following is the definitive list of the scope of products and services as detailed in the original OJEU notice down to sub-level 3. For specific category enquiries to sub-level 4 please email us on unicorn.partnershipclient@surreycc.gov.uk and we’ll get back to you within 24 hrs.

32000000 – Radio, television, communication, telecommunication and related equipment

32250000 – Mobile telephones

32400000 – Networks

32410000 – Local area network

32412000 – Communications network

32412100 – Telecommunications network

32412110 – Internet network

32413000 – Integrated network

32417000 – Multimedia networks

32420000 – Network equipment

32424000 – Network infrastructure

32425000 – Network operating system

32428000 – Network upgrade

32430000 – Wide area network

32500000 – Telecommunications equipment and supplies

32510000 – Wireless telecommunications system

32520000 – Telecommunications cable and equipment

32521000 – Telecommunications cable

32522000 – Telecommunications equipment

32523000 – Telecommunications facilities

32524000 – Telecommunications system

32531000 – Satellite communications equipment

32562200 – Optical telecommunication cables

32570000 – Communications equipment

32571000 – Communications infrastructure

32572000 – Communications cable

45231600 – Construction work for communication lines

45232300 – Construction and ancillary works for telephone and communication lines

45232332 – Ancillary works for telecommunications

45314300 – Installation of cable infrastructure

50330000 – Maintenance services of telecommunications equipment

50332000 – Telecommunications-infrastructure maintenance services

50334400 – Communications system maintenance services

51300000 – Installation services of communications equipment

64200000 – Telecommunications services

64210000 – Telephone and data transmission services

64227000 – Integrated telecommunications services

72315000 – Data network management and support services

72410000 – Provider services

Service category: No 5 Telecommunications services

NUTS code UKJ23

UniCORN Availability

Subject to the approval of the Partnership, organisations that meet any of the following criteria are able to become Partners:

  • Any Local Authority (including groups of Local Authorities) or Public Sector body within the county boundaries of Surrey, Berkshire, Kent, East Sussex, West Sussex, Hampshire, Wiltshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire

  • Schools in Surrey

  • Schools in Berkshire

  • All health authorities, National Health Service Trusts and Primary Care Trusts, social care organisations and any other person(s) or body established or financed under the National Health Service Act 1977 as amended and future bodies (e.g. Foundation Trusts and Clinical Commissioning Groups) associated with the delivery of healthcare within Surrey, Berkshire and the adjacent counties

  • Police Services in Surrey

  • Fire & Rescue Services in Berkshire

  • Higher and Further Education establishments with sites in Surrey, Berkshire and the adjacent counties

  • Any organisation in Surrey, Berkshire or the adjacent counties, that complies with the JANET Connection Policy (excluding schools except those in Surrey and  Berkshire)

  • Voluntary and Community Organisations with a presence in Surrey, Berkshire and the adjacent counties

  • Local offices of national UK public sector bodies located within Surrey, Berkshire and the adjacent counties

  • Private sector organisations where such services are required to enable the private sector organisation to provide services under contract to those public sector organisations listed above

  • Other, smaller, organisations may also use the services where such organisations use services for the delivery of public services in Surrey, Berkshire and adjacent counties

Unsure whether your organisation qualifies? Get in touch with the UniCORN client team on unicorn.partnershipclient@surreycc.gov.uk and our team will let you know if you’re eligible to become a Partner.

Our Vendor Network

Join the UniCORN Partnership and gain access to over 350 internationally recognised suppliers, including Microsoft, Cisco, Huawei and, of course, BT. UniCORN offers the most cost-effective solution from the vendor community, leaving you with a bigger budget to deliver your critical services.

Why BT

Select BT as your supplier and you’ll benefit from our extensive expertise and public sector knowledge.

Public sector experts

With over 130 years’ combined experience in the public sector, our dedicated frameworks team understands your industry.

Dedicated helpdesk

Our dedicated customer framework helpdesk is here to answer your queries so you can access the services you need.

A range of services

We’re a supplier across all the core CCS frameworks and DPS agreements, so you have access to a wide choice of services and technology.

Easier procurement

Frameworks offer a quicker, cheaper route to market so you can reap the benefits of BT’s services sooner.

Public sector experts

With over 130 years’ combined experience in the public sector, our dedicated frameworks team understands your industry.

Dedicated helpdesk

Our dedicated customer framework helpdesk is here to answer your queries so you can access the services you need.

A range of services

We’re a supplier across all the core CCS frameworks and DPS agreements, so you have access to a wide choice of services and technology.

Easier procurement

Frameworks offer a quicker, cheaper route to market so you can reap the benefits of BT’s services sooner.

Use this framework to procure your services

Either contact your dedicated account manager to discuss your requirements and the services we offer, or speak with our dedicated UniCORN partnership client team who will answer any questions you have.

Use this framework to procure your services

Either contact your dedicated account manager to discuss your requirements and the services we offer, or speak with our dedicated UniCORN partnership client team who will answer any questions you have.

Use this framework to procure your services

Either contact your dedicated account manager to discuss your requirements and the services we offer, or speak with our dedicated UniCORN partnership client team who will answer any questions you have.

Use this framework to procure your services

Either contact your dedicated account manager to discuss your requirements and the services we offer, or speak with our dedicated UniCORN partnership client team who will answer any questions you have.

We’re a supplier for other public sector frameworks too

Reduce time and costs with a range of national and local government procurement frameworks, covering a wide choice of services and technology.